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Sport & Active Leisure BTEC Level 1 Diploma at South Cheshire College

Course description

This course will help you get skills which will help you at work, as well as developing your abilities in sports and active leisure pursuits. It includes learning about how the body works and planning your own fitness programme, as well as leading a sports and active leisure activity and carrying out a group project. Other units include job opportunities in sport and active leisure, physical activities for children and personal and social development.

Course content

The course covers the following units:

  • Investigating Rights and Responsibilities at Work
  • Risks and Hazards in Sport and Active Leisure
  • Taking part in Exercise and Fitness
  • How the Body Works
  • Planning Own Fitness Programme
  • Leading a Sports and Active Leisure Activity
  • Working in Sport and Active Leisure
  • Sport and Active Leisure Group Project
  • Job Opportunities in Sport and Active Leisure
  • Personal and Social Development - Work Skills Units:

Optional acitivites include work placements, volunteering opportunities with Cheshire East Sport Development, participating in the Coaching and Leadership Academy and working as a Student Ambassador.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. However, applicants should demonstrate a passion for the subject and acquire industry experience during the course

Future opportunities

Sport BTEC Level 2 Diploma or Public Services BTEC Level 2 Diploma. Coaching Teaching and Instructing Football - NVQ Level 2.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Cheshire College directly.

Last updated date: 17 August 2016

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    • South Cheshire College is situated in Dane Bank Avenue, Crewe and is ideally positioned for easy access. It is on major bus routes and is less than a 15 minute walk from the mainline railway station in Crewe. Junctions 16 and 17 of the M6 motorway are both only a 15 minute drive away and Manchester International airport is just 45 minutes away by rail or road.